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Eco-friendly printing is one of the big issues in the print media industry, with a growing awareness of the need to protect the environment. The increasing scarcity of resources and the impact on air, water, and soil are making this…
Friday, 15 October 2010 10:51

Rottneros Ab Appoints Nomination Committee

The Annual General Meeting for 2010 resolved to have the following composition for the Nomination Committee prior to the Annual General Meeting for 2011: the Chair of the Board, who shall not chair this Committee, and two additional members, one…
PEFC Latvia has applied for re-endorsement of its national forest certification system. Stakeholders globally are invited to provide comments and feedback during the consultation period, which is open until 12 December 2010. "Forest owners in Latvia are keen to gain…
Wednesday, 13 October 2010 09:30

Interview with CEO Ombudstvedt from Norske Skog

On Monday 11th Oct 2010, the news agency Thomson Reuters published an interview with the President and CEO of Norske Skog, Sven Ombudstvedt. The article from Thomson Reuters states that "Ombudstvedt said that business performance had been somewhat better than…
M-real invests approximately EUR 16 million at Kemiart Liners mill - a final decision made regarding EUR 26 million investments in Simpele M-real Corporation, part of Metsäliitto Group, has decided to invest at the Kemiart Liners mill by modernizing the…
UPM has started testing the new Finnish FSC standard in company forests. With this testing the company wants to fully assess the costs and functionality of the indicators of the new Finnish FSC standard approved by the Finnish FSC association…
Stora Enso's and Neste Oil's joint venture, NSE Biofuels Oy, is to commence environmental impact assessments for a commercial-scale biorefinery at Porvoo and at Imatra in Finland. The two locations are seen as potential alternative sites for a unit capable…
M-real Corporation, part of Metsäliitto Group, has concluded the statutory negotiations at the Äänekoski paper mill. As a result of the negotiations, the personnel reduction is to be maximum 44 people. Effects on the personnel will be realized during the…
Thursday, 07 October 2010 10:00

Van Houtum signed C2C Organization Charter

On the 1st of October Michael Braungart and our Managing Director Henk van Houtum signed the “Cradle to Cradle Organization” Charter. ‘This is a confirmation of the road we’re on,’ explains Henk. ‘We want to be a company with a…
Mondi has received 6 PPI Award nominations for achievements in the pulp and paper industry and is up for a Green Business Award in the Carbon Emission Performance category Mondi has been shortlisted for six of the twelve 2010 Pulp…
At the ANDRITZ Capital Market Day 2010, Wolfgang Leitner, President and CEO of ANDRITZ AG, today confirmed the international technology Group’s long-term goals. ‛The ANDRITZ GROUP’s financial goals are to achieve a sustained average EBITA margin of 7% over the…
SCA’s acquisition of the Copamex baby diaper business in Mexico and Central America has now been completed. The purchase price is equivalent to approximately USD 50m on a debt-free basis. SCA already holds several strong market positions within the hygiene…
Metso will supply a complete tissue production line to the Italian Industrie Cartarie Tronchetti group. The tissue line will be installed at Montargis in France. The line will be started up in the second quarter of 2011. The value of…
Thursday, 30 September 2010 13:00

SCA- Best carbon reporting in Sweden

SCA has received The New Economy Carbon Leadership Award 2010 for best carbon reporting in Sweden. The award is hosted for the first time by British World News Media magazine “The New Economy”. Award criteria The New Economy Carbon Leadership…
More than half of the respondents to the latest Printing Outlook survey, published by the BPIF this week, have reported no change in trading conditions during the summer months. However the survey also revealed that a third of firms saw…